mains

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a system of pipes or cables which bring gas, water or electricity to a house
  • noun the national electricity supply

Electronics

Real Estate

  • noun the central network of pipes or cables that distribute water, gas, or electricity from a local station to individual buildings in an area
  • noun if you turn something such as water or gas off at the mains, you turn off the supply to the whole house
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